Class Type: Elementary/Adult
Location: West Seattle
Duration: School year
Cost: Contact School for Info
Vanlang Vietnamese Cultural School is a non-profit organization with the mission of promote and maintain the Vietnamese language and culture. Founded in 1994 by long-time teachers who immigrated to the US, Vanlang had a small number of classes with over 30 students in a borrowed facility of a church. Now Vanlang is an official 501c organization, and located in a public school with regular classrooms.
Vanlang has about 50 teachers, all volunteers. The classes taught at Vanlang are from kindergarten to grade 8, with about 300 students attending every year. Vanlang’s school year starts from beginning of April and end in the ends of October, and classes are held every Friday evening from 6:00pm – 8:30pm
Vanlang also offers VSL for American adults who want to learn Vietnamese in a conversational style, and English Language Learners (ELL) for Vietnamese parents who wants to catch up with English.